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News | 03 Dec 2020

ITF wins back $1.7 million in owed wages as more seafarers abandoned

Amid a concerning rise in cases of shipowners abandoning their vessels and crew, unions have helped recover more than USD$1.7 million in wages owed to...

News | 02 Dec 2020 Press Release

SG-STAR Fund Taskforce Develops CrewSafe Audit Programme and Attracts more Global Partners

Joint release from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employers' Council (IMEC), International Chamber of Shipping...

News | 01 Dec 2020

Stop the Heathrow’s great British rip off and support striking Unite members

Heathrow Airport Ltd, the company that owns one of the world’s busiest airports is trying to rip off thousands of their workers with a devious plan to let them go...

News | 30 Nov 2020

Unbreakable solidarity with HIV-positive transport workers on World AIDS Day 2020

STATEMENT FROM THE GENERAL SECRETARY, STEPHEN COTTON | HIV/AIDS / CREW CHANGE CRISIS The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and our global union...

News | 30 Nov 2020

ITF Statement on food rider deaths

“The ITF and its affiliates have been shaken by the tragic news of five food delivery riders dying on the roads of Sydney, Australia, in the past few weeks. We...

News | 27 Nov 2020

#MakeAmazonPay: Workers and unions call Amazon to account on Black Friday

As customers around the world log on to make the most of Black Friday deals, workers and unions are mobilising to demand that Amazon and other e-commerce giants pay...

News | 19 Nov 2020

Access to sanitation for transport workers is as much about curbing Covid-19 as it is about dignity

Today, 19 November, is World Toilet Day. While some of us still in employment can work from home, most transport workers are not afforded that luxury. They work...

News | 18 Nov 2020

Fisheries death, attempted cover up, sparks Uruguayan union fury

The tragic death of a Peruvian fisher off the coast of Uruguay has angered the country’s Transport Workers' Union, who say the international industry’s...